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hycgan
hycgean; p. hogde. I. to employ the mind, take thought, be mindful, think, consider, meditate Béc bodiaþ ðam ðe wiht hycgeþ books tell to him that thinks at all, Salm. Kmbl. 476; Sal. 238. Hycgeþ ymbe se ðe wile he shall think about it who will, Bt. Met. Fox 19, 2; Met. 19, 1. Ðam ðe mid heortan hycgeaþ rihte his qui recto sunt corde, P
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hycgan
Add: p. hygde, hygede (v. for-hycgan). I. to think, have such and such thoughts Þá þe mid heortan hycgeað rihte qui recto sunt corde, Ps. Th. 72, 1. On fyrenfulra geðancas, þá wiðer-wearde mé wráðe hycgeað cogitaverunt adversum me, 139, 8. I a. where the subject matter of thought is given as object :-- Þá inwit and fácen hycgeað on heortan qui cogitaverunt malitias in corde. Ps. Th. 139,
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